Artist, Sandra Satz, started Lexington Studios in 2002. Her dream is to share her artwork with people who will enjoy it as much as she enjoys painting it. Thanks to the Internet and technology, it is now possible to bring personalized service and unique works of art to you that would not be possible otherwise.
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Statement from artist Sandra Satz I have been painting for many years and have been asked numerous times, "Why don't you sell your work?". The answer was quite simple; I spend many hours on each and every piece I create and I couldn't bear the thought of parting with it when finally finished. Then I discovered the "Giclée" process, which allows me to keep my original and share my work with others at the same time. Fine art giclée also allow me to personalize each piece making it a one of a kind. You'll see many examples of our personalization throughout the website.
I now spend my days in my home studio, located in Lexington, Massachusetts, with music playing and creative juices flowing. It just doesn't get better than that!
Trompe L'Oeil is my favorite form of art. Trompe L'Oeil means to "trick the eye". I have a great appreciation for art that looks real, which you will find in most of my pieces. I use acrylic paint and will paint on anything short of a canvas. I like art you can use, not just hang on a wall, thus "art with a function". I enjoy painting things that have a personal interest to me. I have a passion for tennis, so painting a racquet is the next best thing to holding one. I love working in my perennial garden, thus flowers are always a favorite to paint. I have four beautiful grandchildren so you'll see several items that were not only painted for them but named after them!
As the company has grown, so has the number of artists we showcase. While most of the art is still created by me, we also have creations from six other artists as noted on their product pages.
Each piece of art is hand applied and finished by our team of artistic people. Because each piece is done by hand, the individual subtleties and imperfections make each one unique. Each piece is approved and signed by the artist
We are continually adding new designs to our collections, so thank you for viewing our products and be sure to visit often, you won't want to miss a thing!
Because each and every “Purely Personal” piece is custom made, all orders must be paid in advance and are non-cancelable and non-returnable. When placing personalized orders, be sure to check that all information is correct, including punctuation and capitalization.
Major credit cards and direct debits from qualifying bank accounts are accepted through PayPal. The PayPal service is used in millions of Internet transactions, and its security ensures that your payment information remains confidential. When using PayPal for the first time, you will be guided through the simple sign-up process. If you prefer pay for your purchase over the phone, or via mail, please visit our “contact us” page for information.
All orders shipping within the continental US are shipped via UPS ground or USPS unless requested otherwise. For international orders, please contact us for shipping information on your order.
Shipping costs are calculated per item and discounts are given for multiple item orders. (Discounts automatically calculated at checkout)
Shipments from Lexington Studios nearly always arrive in good order. It is still possible for a shipment to be damaged in transit, or even lost entirely. When placing an order with Lexington Studios, please keep the following in mind:
All shipments are F.O.B. Lexington Studios. That means our responsibility for loss or damage ends when the shipment leaves our shipping dock. We are not liable for loss or damage thereafter. To protect our customers, all orders are shipped with insurance for the purchase price of the item at no charge.
Freight claims: Please check your deliveries immediately. Visible damage to the packaging should be reported at time of delivery. To make a concealed damage claim with UPS or USPS, please contact us for the necessary information.
Remember, personalized items are non-returnable so carefully check information before submitting to us. Lexington Studios will not accept returned merchandise for credit or refund. We will however, exchange it for another product of equal value provided the merchandise is returned in resalable condition.
Giclée (zhee clay) – A term used for the process of making fine art prints using digital sourcing. A spinning roller carries the paper while infinitely small pixels of rich, vibrant archival pigments are sprayed on it at a very high speed. This renders an amazingly smooth and consistent image true to the original painting. Truly a superb quality, fine art reproduction.
Trompe L’Oeil (tromp loi) – The word means "trick the eye" in French and is a style of painting that gives an illusion of photographic reality or a painting or effect created in this style.
Artist Proof (A/P) – These are the first prints off of the run after everything has been approved and typically are done outside of the edition number.
S/N – Signed and Numbered. Each limited edition piece is hand signed and numbered by the artist.